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2015 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced

There had been some earlier media reports, but on Tuesday the NBA made it official by announcing the four players that will be participating in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk The post 2015 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced appeared first on SLAMonline.

‘Greek Freak’ headlines 2015 NBA slam dunk contest

4 months agoSports : The Early Lead

By the end of the NBA’s 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, the whole country will know how to spell the name “Giannis Antetokounmpo.” Well, okay, probably not, but the second-year Bucks forward has been given the perfect forum to get folks better acquainted with his jaw-dropping athleticism. Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the “Greek Freak,” was selected Tuesday […]

Antetokounmpo, LaVine, Oladipo, Plumlee to compete in Sprint Slam Dunk contest

The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature four exciting, up-and-coming players and a format change that adds an old-school feel to the 30th edition of the contest.

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Participant List, Historical Records and More

The Slam Dunk Contest has been the preeminent skills competition during the NBA's All-Star Weekend since its inception in 1984, and there is little doubt that will continue to be the case in 2015. This year's event is stacked with supremely...Show More Summary

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads NBA Slam Dunk Contest participants

There aren't any big stars, but there are still an intriguing list of participants, led by the emerging Milwaukee Bucks' star. The NBA has formally announced the participants for the 2015 dunk contest: Giannis Antetokounmpo from theShow More Summary

The 2015 Dunk Contest Might Kick Some Real Ass

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

According to everyone's favorite NBA insider, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, this year's NBA All-Star Slam Dunk field has been chosen, and it's a doozy. Read more...

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Date, Updates on Rumored Participants and More

Three participants who reportedly committed to the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend have been revealed. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that Milwaukee Bucks wing Giannis Antetokounmpo, OrlandoShow More Summary

Report: Zach LaVine to Headline NBA Dunk Contest

Unfortunately, we won’t see Andrew Wiggins in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest next month, but according to Yahoo! Sports, his high-flying teammate Zach LaVine will participate. Reportedly joining LaVine in The post Report: Zach LaVine to Headline NBA Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.

What to Expect from Rookie Andrew Wiggins in the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

If there's one thing about Andrew Wiggins that the analytics crowd can't hate on, it's his insane athleticism, which will reportedly be on display at the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, although the NBA has not yet confirmed that. HoopsShow More Summary

Report: Andrew Wiggins to Participate in 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Minnesota Timberwolves first-year stud Andrew Wiggins will take flight at the 2015 Dunk Contest, according to his father Mitchell. Wiggins, the top overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, is […] The post Report: Andrew Wiggins to Participate in 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.

Vince Carter is still throwing down dunks on people in 2015

We're coming up on the 15th anniversary of Vince Carter's Slam Dunk contest win. He's still dunking on fools. Vince is 37! And he's doing this! In fact, he's doing it kinda regularly! Carter's playing a limited role for the Grizzlies...Show More Summary

#TBT: Larry Nance

The high-flyer wins the first-ever Slam Dunk Contest. The post #TBT: Larry Nance appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch a Jazz forward dunk on a child

That'll knock that kid down a few pegs. This is Utah Jazz forward and former Slam Dunk Contest champion Jeremy Evans teaching a kid a valuable life lesson also indoctrinated by Homer Simpson. "You tried and you failed miserably. TheShow More Summary

Wolves' Zach LaVine Shows off His Insane Hops at Seattle Pro-Am

It's no secret Zach LaVine has hops, but this is getting ridiculous. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie showed off his leaping ability during a dunk exhibition at the Seattle Pro-Am. Sign this kid up for the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest immediately. [ HoopMixTape ] Read more NBA news on

Dunk over NYPD cop car makes New York playground go wild

Everybody thought the cops had come to kill the party, but really they were there to serve as a prop in a huge dunk. Remember when Blake Griffin won the NBA Slam Dunk contest for finishing an alley-oop over the hood of a Kia? Well, he's...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan -- '88 Dunk Contest Was RIGGED ... Says ESPN's 'Sports Guy'

10 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Michael Jordan should NOT have won the '88 Slam Dunk contest -- and only emerged victorious because the whole thing was RIGGED... so says ESPN's Bill Simmons. The Sports Guy was in L.A. for the ESPYs when our photog asked the…

Home Run Derby Participants 2014: Key Stats to Know for MLB Slugging Exhibition

One of the things that separates Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby from the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest is that superstars are still willing and able to appear in the former. All you have to do is look at the field for this year's event...Show More Summary

Is the home run derby going the way of the NBA’s slam dunk contest?

11 months agoSports : The Early Lead

On July 15, Target Field will host baseball’s all-star game, and almost all of the sport’s brightest stars will come out to shine. The home run derby, to be held the night before, won’t be quite so blinding. Two of baseball’s biggest names, the Angels’ Mike Trout and the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, have already declined to […]

Utah's Jeremy Evans Sets Vertical Record at P3 Sports Science Institute

Just by looking at this picture, it's easy to see how Jeremy Evans won the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Not too long after Andrew Wiggins wowed everyone with his vertical leap at the P3 Sports Science Institute, Evans has answered by topping him. Show More Summary

Lakers Forward Nick Young Dazzles with 360º Reverse Layup Against Marc Gasol (Video)

The NBA doesn’t have an official layup contest. Every year at the All-Star Weekend extravaganza, there is a three-point contest and slam dunk contest, but layups don’t get any love. Now, I’m not necessarily saying they should have a layup contest, because frankly a layup contest would look pretty weird. However, I will say that, […]

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